Sixth grade was a war zone. I remember trying to navigate the ever-shifting terrain of cliques and playground gossip, yet still I stepped on landmine upon landmine, day after day, recess to recess, lunch hour to lunch hour. And it hurt.
You’re kicked out of the group… BOOM!
Jenny says you’re too much of a brainiac to hang out with us… BAM!
We don’t want to be your friend anymore… POW!!!
Kids are cruel, aren’t they? But of course now as grown and reasonable adults, I expect such juvenile behavior is behind us. Women today have compassion and wisdom and benevolence. We know better.
Or do we?
Unfortunately, adult friendships are no less immune to the sin nature than our childhood counterparts. We just have new, more sophisticated ways of offending one another. So what’s a godly grown-up to do when a friend knocks her down? Find the answer today on The Better Mom, where I’m talking about three truths of friendship rejection. Join me there!